This exquisitely crafted drama delves into the medium of theatre and the extraordinary demands it makes upon the artists who become exponents of this art form.
This touching tale opens with filmmaker Siddharth Kumar receiving guests at his premiere 'The Mask' which stars Harish Mishra, Shabnam, amongst others. He finds out that Shabnam is not attending the premiere because she has gone to visit the ailing main actor of this movie, Harish, who was injured while filming.
She sits with his mistress, Vandana, and Nurse Ivy, and recount Harish's life; his meeting with Journalist, Gautam, and subsequently Siddharth himself; the installation of a camera to view people walking on the street as well as males who urinate on the walls. As they await to hear the initial reviews of the film both Shabnam and Ivy must also deal with personal issues involving their respective spouses. Why is Harish in a coma? How will life pan out for each of these intertwined lives?
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This movie premiered at the 2007 Toronto International Film Festival and was showered with worldwide acclaim. It was later showcased at the London Film Festival, and the International Film Festival of India in Goa. Read More